Fava Beans - Knowledgebase Question

Jacksonville, Fl
Question by awhiting2000
March 20, 2009
How do you know when to harvest fava beans?


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Answer from NGA
March 20, 2009

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Fava, or Broad Beans, generally take from 80-90 days to produce. As the seed pods develop, they are almost erect, but as they mature the pods tend to droop down. You should expect each plant to produce between 10 and 15 pods. Wait until the pods droop down before harvesting.

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